Schools and Scholarship Fund

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Your generosity makes the ocean and the next generation big winners. Inspire young thinkers––change the world!

The Schools and Scholarship Fund enables the Seymour Center to provide marine science education to children year round––as well as supporting the UCSC students who mentor them.

Programs include K-12 Discovery Labs, Ocean Explorers, College Student Educators, and more!

Your gift can make all the difference for the future.

Last year:

  • 280 K-12 classrooms explored and learned at the Seymour Center; that’s more than 9,000 students, teachers, and parent chaperones.
  •  Of these, 130 classrooms came from Title 1 schools (schools with high numbers or percentages of students from at-risk or low-income families).
  • More than 1,000 of these students attended on full scholarships.
  • 10 college students guided their study and exploration.

Thank you for your generosity! Donate now.

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Schools and Scholarship Fund

Sponsor Our New Exhibit

Squidtoons: Exploring Ocean Science with Comics

Squidtoons: Manta Ray Opening in early August 2018, this exhibit consists of beautifully drawn, large-format educational comics combining fun science facts, kid-friendly wit, and a strong environmental message. To become a sponsor, please call Lauren Donnelly-Crocker at 831-459-4568.



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